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Mar 31, 2010

helo ma'am im 23 yrs old... i found out that i was hepa b reactive 5yrs ago.... i was pregnant last 2007 and i told my doctor about my case.. she then instruct me to have blood test..this was the results of my test. examination: normal value: result: anti-HBs less than 10 mIU/ml <3.0 mIU/ml

test: method: Result: HbeAg ICT INTEC Reactive

please help me understand this results.. when i got my husband check the result was non reactive.thank you so much..

Response from Dr. McGovern

Since you are HbeAg reactive, you probably have chronic infection with virus in your blood. However, you will want to have those tests checked again to see if this is truly the case. If so, you should also have serial monitoring of your liver function tests over time.

Your husband should be vaccinated against hepatitis B.

Your baby was probably vaccinated against hepatitis B at birth.



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